fibrous plaster

fibrous plaster

[′fī·brəs ′plas·tər]
(materials)
Gypsum plaster reinforced or backed with sisal or canvas.

fibrous plaster, stick-and-rag work

Cast plaster which has been reinforced with canvas, excelsior, etc.
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The 'stone' staircase, arch windows and carvings are made from fibrous plaster, and that also includes the finely detailed ceilings.
These can just be glued in place, but they tend to be quite small, so for something bigger and more dramatic, go for either solid plaster, which is extremely heavy, or fibrous plaster, which is lighter but still heavy.
The traditional examples are made from heavy fibrous plaster.
The main skills the bursaries are aimed at include brickwork, carpentry and joinery, fibrous plaster and lime plaster.
These can just be glued in place, but they tend to be quite small, so for something more dramatic, go for either heavy solid plaster or lighter fibrous plaster.
Traditional types of coving are made from fibrous plaster but coving made from expanded polystyrene or lightweight paper-wrapped material is also available.
Traditional skills are being utilised in the restoration including oak lath and three-coat fibrous lime putty plaster to ceilings, two-coat fibrous lime putty plaster to walls, fibrous plaster mouldings and cornices, traditionally made cast-iron windows, purpose made cast iron gutters, lead-lined valley gutters and replacement king posts and dragon ties to the roof structures.
The Court is a closed volume, with a great undulating fibrous plaster acoustically-reflective ceiling that falls from the entrance end to focus attention on the horseshoe of judges which faces the parties to the case and the public.
AS mentioned last week, traditional fibrous plaster cornice requires a lot of skill and workmanship to produce and install.
Most ceiling roses, however, are either very heavy solid plaster or lighter fibrous plaster, which is still heavy.
For a more modern feel, take a look at the company's Tegula wall feature, built up from interlocking fibrous plaster tiles to create a wave effect.
Traditional types of coving are made from fibrous plaster, but coving made from expanded polystyrene or lightweight paper-wrapped material is also available.